User Experience (UX) Researcher

Johnston, RI

Post Date: 09/23/2017 Job ID: 4741 Discipline: UX Researchers
Id: 4741
Category: UX Researchers
Area Code: 401
Job Type: 6: 9+ Month Contract
Location/City: RI - Johnston
Region: -EST

We are currently engaged with a client who is seeking a User Experience Researchers on a very long term consulting basis.  In this role, the UX Researcher will:
  • Perform User Experience Research that includes developing and leading research strategies, analyzing and synthesizing customer research findings and developing actionable insights across all digital channels. 
  • Identify, plan and execute qualitative and quantitative research methods to uncover user needs, design vision and strategy.
  • Conduct contextual inquiries, surveys, usability tests, A/B testing, card-sorting, expert reviews, and competitive analysis.
  • Lead user research projects on internal and external web, desktop, mobile products and multi-channel digital media.
  • Provide guidance and support to designers and other researchers to ensure accurate and timely completion of projects.
  • Prepare and deliver concise and impactful research reports to members of the project team and other stakeholders at all levels within the organization

The appropriate individual will have demonstrated experience in the following:
  • Significant hands-on career progression as a User Experience (UX) Researcher, Design Researcher or User Experience Analyst.
  • Consumer and internally facing web-based, desktop, mobile app and digital channel research methods.
  • A combination of User Research methodologies that includes:  Qualitative and quantitative research, contextual inquiries, survey's, A/B testing, card-sorting, expert (heuristic) reviews, and persona development.
  • Projects related to Human Factors principals and research strategies, Visual Design, User Experience, User Interface, Usability and  Information Architecture.  
  • Skills that may include visioning, story-boarding, high to low fidelity prototypes, lab and online studies, usability testing, and metrics analysis.

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In order to arrange a preliminary interview, please forward a Word copy of your resume with your complete contact information or call us at (866) 999-8600.  Local candidates preferred. 

About Us

New Directions is a Rhode Island based Information Technology Recruiting and Staffing Firm that provides consulting; project staff augmentation and traditional hire services for: Enterprise, Web and Mobile Applications Development, Enterprise Software; and Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing.

Ranked as one of the Fastest Growing and Innovative Privately held companies for two years in a row by the Providence Business News, our success and subsequent growth has been based on leveraging our clients' technology with talented people.

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